Particle-Image-Velocimetry (PIV)

Contact

Dr. William Thielicke
E-Mail: thielicke@optolution.com
Telefon: +49 (0)7621 582 83 46

Full PIV systems (exemplary compilations)

Economical PIV system (Water)
Economical PIV system (Water)

PIV in water up to 160 Hz, 5W pulsed laser diode incl. synchronizer, camera, software and particles

Economical PIV system (Water)
Economical PIV System (Air)

PIV in air up to 15 Hz, 40 W pulsed laser diode array incl. synchronizer, seeding generator, camera and software

Economical PIV system (Water)
Standard Nd:YAG PIV System (Air)

PIV in air up to 15 Hz, Nd:YAG double-pulses laser, synchronizer, seeding generator, camera and software

Economical PIV system (Water)
FLOWlab, economical education system

Our PIV system for educational purposes, with a flow channel, 160 fps camera, school-usable laser and synchronizer

PIV light sources

Pulsed laser diodes
Pulsed laser diodes

Pulsed laser diodes with 5 to 40 W are a suitable low-cost illumination for PIV studies.

Pulsed laser diodes
LPS - LED light sheet

Use of LED technology instead of classic lasers. Safe alternative for measurements in water.

Pulsed laser diodes
LED light source

Low-cost illumination system for experiments requiring pulsed and synchronized light sources

Pulsed laser diodes
Micro-PIV (µPIV)

Fiber-coupled pulsed laser diodes for measurements using microscopes and others.

Pulsed Nd:YAG systems
Pulsed Nd:YAG systems

We offer a wide range of laser illumination systems suitable for your needs.

PIV cameras and accessories

For a complete overview, click here.
OPTOcam 2/80
OPTOcam 2/80

An affordable and complete PIV camera with 1936 x 1216 pixels, 160 fps, 51 µs interframe time and optional remote focus.

OPTOcam 2/80
pco.panda 26 DS

Flexible and compact - High resolution and a small interframing time make this camera very attractive for PIV applications.

OPTOcam 2/80
OPTRONIS Cyclone series

Very high speed (up to 3500 fps) or high resolution (5120 x 5120 pixels). Perfect for time-resolved PIV.

OPTOcam 2/80
Lens Control

Controls focus and aperture wirelessly from PIVlab. Incl. auto-focus, lighting and roll / pitch measurement.

Synchronizers

PIVlab SimpleSync
PIVlab SimpleSync

A simple synchronizer for PIVlab for synchronizing laser and camera.

PIVlab SimpleSync
Synchronizer v2 und SigMa

A very flexible, nano second accurate timing unit for synchronization.

Software

PIVlab (2D/2C)
PIVlab (2D/2C)

A free MATLAB toolbox for analyzing 2D/2C PIV images and for controlling our hardware.

PIVlab (2D/2C)
PIVview (2D/2C & 2D/3C)

For measuring all three velocity components, we offer solutions from our partners at ILA5150.

Light sheet optics

LSO OPTOLUTION
LSO OPTOLUTION

Cost effective and straightforward light sheet optics.

LSO OPTOLUTION
Articulated mirror arm

For a convenient positioning of the light sheet.

Seeding

Seeding Generator
Seeding Generator

... is a cost-effective seeding generator for DEHS and PIVlight in air.

Seeding Generator
Seeding-Material

... for seeding of gases and liquid fluids (e. g. DEHS and silver-coated glas spheres).